IT Security Response Analyst
3rd September 2019
£34680 - £43350
Competitive + Benefits
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IT Security Response Analyst
At ScottishPower we see how IT and digital influences every aspect of our business - it's an enabler at a technology and a society level. We use a surprising breadth and variety of technologies here, with a serious investment in our people. and in our capabilities to help shape our direction and growth. And with our commitment to now produce all of our energy from renewable resources, our opportunities to innovate are only just beginning.
ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we're investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We're committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.
Embarking on a major IT Transformation project to drive change throughout our businesses, we're looking for an IT Security Incident Response Analyst to define and operate our UK IT Security Incident Response procedure, ensuring IT preparedness through regular testing and coordinated exercises.
You'll be required to access CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Team) tools (including the SIEM platform) to identify and analyse security incidents, responding accordingly to any potential impact. As this role is critical to ensure our response is quick and effective to all cyber security incidents, events and threats, you'll coordinate with our Global CSIRT team, offer significant levels of communication, collaboration and co-operation with other IT functions in which our Group Cybersecurity will also be involved.
Skills & Requirements
Results driven and self-motivated, managing IT security incidents which range from minor to high/critical impact level, you'll have significant experience in the use of technical security tools such as SIEM tools, Anomalous Network Behavioural tools, firewalls, DDoS protection, IPS/IDS, Network Access Control, web gateways and email gateways. Holding the ability to analyse complex technical security data to identify patterns and potentially anomalous activity, you'll be required to successfully pass BS7858 security screening. Ability to travel to Spain and other company locations may be required
What We Offer
This is a permanent contract. Salary for this role will be from £34,680 to £43,350 per annum.
As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance. We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including: Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme. You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you.
‘Happy to talk flexible working'